“He looked like a Manchester United player as soon as I saw him. We played him at Forest and the way he played told me a lot about the lad. 2,023 more words
Irish people aren’t stupid: when it comes to the big issues, they vote with their heads rather than their hearts. In an opinion poll carried out for RTE Prime Time and BBC Northern Ireland’s Nolan Live earlier this month only 11% of people in Northern Ireland and 31% in the Republic said they would like to see a united Ireland in their lifetime if it meant they had to pay more taxes. 1,068 more words
A wonderful old tale of whisky and intrigue at this gorgeous pub in Bunratty, Reblic of Ireland! (please note this old story contains its original spellings) 1,063 more words
Congratulations to the Republic of Ireland, on their qualification for Euro 2016.
It will be good to have the Irish at a major tournament again. I have fond memories of the 2002 World Cup team, led by the extremely likeable Mick McCarthy, Robbie Keane’s late winner versus Germany that won me £20 in a bet, and Roy Keane’s huff. 440 more words
GLEN (the Gay & Lesbian Network) welcomes today’s (18th November) second stage of the Equality (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill 2013 in the Dáil. The Bill, if passed, will amend the provisions of Section 37(1) of the Employment Equality Act to remove the ‘chill factor’ for LGBT employees of religious run institutions. 289 more words